Penybont Colliery Sinking Report 1848

Penybont Colliery Sinking Report 1848

Penybont Colliery Sinking Report 1848.
A newspaper report from the Principality Newspaper dated Friday 8th September 1848. It shows the Cwmtillery Colliery progressing, purchased by Mr John Russell the previous year being expanded under the supervision of Mr Martin from Risca and the progress of the Penybont Colliery Sinking under the supervision of Mr Matthew Habakkuk of Abertillery for its owners Messrs T. P. & D. Price of Brecon. 

Mr Matthew Habakkuk was a well known inhabitant, Surveyor, Mining Engineer and Coal Level owner, he was associated with the levels at Cwmtillery and the Coed Cae Tillery Level, close to where the top Arael View housing estate is today. 

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